spring 2024
INF-3983 Capstone Project in Computer Science - 20 ECTS

Type of course

The course is reserved for students on the Computer Sciences - master 5-year (programme), Computer Systems track and is not available as a singular or elective course to any other category of students.

Course content

One semester project for Computer Sciences - master 5-year (programme). The professional content will depend on the profile of the diploma papers, which is carried out in the last semester. Contact the Department of Computer Science during the 8th semester if a project paper is desired. The project has to be approved by the Department Council according to an application form along with a project description. Ordinary registration to the exam via Studentweb.

Objectives of the course

The student can apply and combine their achieved knowledge and skills at the level of an independent study or practical task in computer science. Moreover, the student can combine information from literature and any results of their own work to write a capstone project on a given topic in computer science.

Language of instruction and examination

The capstone project has to be written in Norwegian or English.

Teaching methods

Individual guidance and supervision according to agreement and of one semester duration. Maximum workload for the supervisor is 20 hours, you will receive supervision within these limits.



Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
Assignment 03.06.2024 14:00 (Hand in) 1 Semesters Passed / Not Passed
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More info about the assignment

The exam includes submission of a project paper within a set deadline. The deadline is set in connection with the approval of the capstone project.

Re-sit examination

Only if a capstone project is graded "Fail" may the project be resubmitted in revised form. A new deadline for submission will be stipulated. The new deadline for the project is 4 weeks from the point in time when the candidate was informed about the exam result. If the project receives a grade of "Fail" a second time the student can apply to the Department programme board for the assignment of a new project.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 20
  • Course code: INF-3983
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